West Virginia University

West Virginia University Libraries

Academic Library · United States

Scholarly Communications & Publishing


Jonah McAllister-Erickson, Scholarly Communication Librarian
Phone: 304-293-0334
Email: jonah.mcallistererickson@mail.wvu.edu

Program Overview

The WVU Libraries Scholarly Communications & Publishing program is designed to meet the scholarly publishing needs of West Virginia University and the West Virginia scholarly community. We aim to provide open access and non-profit publishing expertise, services, and platforms to enhance the scholarly output options of our community.
  • Publishing activities began: 2017
  • Stage of publishing efforts: 2 - Early
  • Open access focus: One priority among many
  • Portion of Open Access publications: Some
  • Publishing Languages: English

Program Organization

  • Organization of publishing services: Services distributed across library units/departments
  • Advisory/editorial board: No
  • Total staffing in Full Time Equivalents (FTE): 1
  • Individual people: 3
  • Students: Graduate student(s)

Publishing Activities

Journal Publishing:
  • Journals published: 5
  • Campus-based student-created: 5
  • Peer-reviewed: 1
  • Currently inactive or archived: 2


Top Publications:
  • Calliope (undergraduate literary journal)
  • West Virginia Law Review


  • Internal partners:  Campus departments or programs, Individual faculty
  • Other publishing entities administered by your library: No
  • Other publishing entities within your library’s parent institution: No
  • Program’s openness to working with external partners: Consider external partners if there is a tie to my institution (e.g., local editor of a journal for an external scholarly society)
  • Part of a consortium which provides support for publishing? (e.g. platform, funding): No